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Old Age Loneliness

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Loneliness is not a simple fact of being alone. It's an emptiness, a solitude, insecurity and fear of everything.  Recently I was to experience this feeling for a short span of period when my hubby and son are away. That's the time, I thought of older people who lives alone. How they cope up with their health, daily shopping for the necessary things, recommended walking - all these things with their restricted  movements due to their old age. 


Most important of it all is their security during night. Now they can't live securely in daytime also. Some people have their houses built in remote areas, where they can afford. Night scares very much. A little sound makes us awake all night causing a depressed and irritated day. People have dogs fear the most, while their pets bark at night. I can't guess the situation.  Don't think of the NIGHT, when the EVENING comes.   

I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night…